Tag: Special Investigation Unit

Vancouver Police Cleared for Shooting Less-Lethal Rounds at Freedom Convoy Protesters: Watchdog

An Ontario police watchdog said two Vancouver police officers didn’t commit a criminal offence when they shot less-lethal rounds at Freedom Convoy protesters in Ottawa earlier this year. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) said no serious injuries were reported after two protesters–a 36-year-old man and a 41-year-old man–were shot by the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) officers…


Watchdog to Investigate ‘Reported Serious Injury’ After Mounted Police Knock Down Protester in Ottawa

An Ontario police oversight agency said it is investigating two cases of police operations during the protest against COVID-19 mandates in the nation’s capital on Feb. 18 and 19, including one incident where a civilian was seriously injured. In a news release issued Feb. 20, the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) said a 49-year-old woman “has a reported…


Watchdog to Investigate ‘Reported Serious Injury’ After Mounted Police Knock Down Protesters in Ottawa

An Ontario police oversight agency said it is investigating two cases of police operations during the protest against COVID-19 mandates in the nation’s capital on Feb. 18 and 19, including one incident where a civilian was seriously injured. In a news release issued Feb. 20, the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) said a 49-year-old woman “has a reported…